Period
to 19 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 151 210
Rank change year-on-year -15 +59 -46
Contract jobs citing FMCG 28 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.71% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 2.43% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 5
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -9.72% -18.18%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £380
90th Percentile £525 £463 £583
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £87.45 - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £25.50 £27.88
% change year-on-year +47.06% -8.52% +16.15%

FMCG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,525 1,278 1,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.50% 29.07% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 774 964
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.24% +4.33% +4.53%
10th Percentile £230 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £513 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 74 67
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.91% +22.19% -23.94%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £32.50 £39.95 £25.40
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.63% -1.70% +11.11%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -2 18 £390 -2.50%
Birmingham -20 17 £413 - 2
FMCG
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 14 (50.00%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) ERP
2 7 (25.00%) Logistics
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Finance
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 4 (14.29%) Windows
5 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) Sage
6 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Advertising
6 3 (10.71%) ITSM
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
6 3 (10.71%) Case Management
6 3 (10.71%) Sage X3
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (7.14%) GDPR
7 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (7.14%) Legal
7 2 (7.14%) Firewall
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) DHCP
7 2 (7.14%) B2C

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Sage X3
2 1 (3.57%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.57%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DHCP
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
General
1 14 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.71%) Advertising
5 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 6 (21.43%) DBA
2 6 (21.43%) ERP Manager
2 6 (21.43%) ERP Project Manager
2 6 (21.43%) SQL DBA
3 2 (7.14%) Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Applications Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Project Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Project Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ERP
1 7 (25.00%) Logistics
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Case Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) ITSM
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) B2C
4 2 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security
4 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) GDPR
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 3 (10.71%) Sage
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Kaseya
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) VMware